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King Arthur and Guinevere Visit Castell Coch header King Arthur and Guinevere Visit Castell Coch - Follow @mytongwynlais You never know who you might see when you explore Castell Coch. Recent visitors may have bumped into King Arthur and Queen Guinevere. Cardiff’s Green Bay Media were at the castle filming a new documentary for the Visit Wales “Year of Legends” campaign. The costumes were provided by Marigold Costumes. Great day's filming ... more...
Mountain Bike Ton’s Trundlers Ride Again! - After a four year hiatus, Ton’s Trundlers are back in the saddle. The community cycling group met last month for their comeback ride over the Wenault. Riders of all abilities are welcome and it’s a great chance to learn some new routes and skills from the experienced members. The group’s next ride went over Garth ... more...
Ton t-shirt header Buy a Ton T-shirt to Raise Money for the Village Hall Roof Fund - Buy a Ton t-shirt to help us raise money for the village hall roof fund. We’ve launched a campaign with Leeds-based company Mercht, who produce quality screen-printed merchandise to order. I'm buying a Ton t-shirt to raise money for the village hall roof fund. https://t.co/U5X9UyXwH5 #TonRoofFund pic.twitter.com/5BwPwxWOpz — Tongwynlais.com (@mytongwynlais) May 11, 2016 We need ... more...
Mary Gillham Archive Project header Old Photos of Tongwynlais, Whitchurch and the Garth from the Mary Gillham Archive Project - A reader spotted these fantastic photos of Tongwynlais, Whichurch and the Garth from the Dr Mary Gillham Archive Project. Follow @mytongwynlais We spoke to Project Officer Alan Reeve about his work uncovering Dr Gillham’s vast archive of material. He explained: “Dr Mary Gillham (MBE) was a pioneering female naturalist and prolific wildlife author, who took ... more...
Social Media Roundup April 2016 Social Media Roundup – April 2016 - We’ve been busy this month with our sister site, My Cardiff North, but there’s been plenty going on in and around the village. Our favourite photographer, Gale Jolly, has been Tweeting loads this month. If she carries on like this we’ll have to publish her own monthly article! She’s been out taking pictures of the ... more...